Like personality in domesticated animals, originality goes a long way in genre cinema, and Deepa Mehta's "Beeba Boys" deserves recognition for being the first hyperviolent, Tarantino-inspired comedy…
Deepa Mehta is Toronto fest veteran, which is as it should be for a director who has made the city home since 1973. Her latest film, "Beeba Boys," premieres as a Gala Presentation on Sept. 13…
Films to be considered as local content in both countries
The New York Indian Film Festival will honor director Gurinder Chadha with a retrospective of her documentaries on the 20th anni of her “Bhaji on the Beach,” a story about Indian immigrants in the…
India and Canada have signed a bilateral audiovisual co-production agreement.
Choosing a handful of movies from a hundred years of filmmaking is not easy, but Deepa Mehta ("Midnight's Children") took a stab at it for Toronto's celebration of a centenary of Indian cinema, which…
Jason Bateman wants "Bad Words" to be his calling card for major studios. The 43-year-old actor's dark comedy — his directorial debut — premieres Friday in Toronto. The indie, produced by Bateman's…
World sales company Beta Cinema has picked up all distribution rights outside the U.S. and Canada to U.S. indie comedy "Walter," which stars Virginia Madsen, William H. Macy, Neve Campbell and Andrew…
Doug MacLaren and Harley Copen have been tapped to co-head ICM Partners motion picture literary department. The two will oversee a department that includes such top talent as Woody Allen, Sofia…
Another demanding and deeply rewarding investigation into the Holocaust from documentarian Claude Lanzmann.
Pic could yield reasonable returns as an inoffensive alternative to Oscar bait and epics, but even on those terms, "Parental Guidance" is not suggested.